Maintaining a safe workplace is everyone’s responsibility. This section offers information and tools to help you manage risks and protect health, safety and wellbeing.
Everything you need to know about worker’s compensation insurance, whether you’re an employer needing to insure your workers or a worker who’s been injured at work.
Your rehabilitation and return to work journey will be easier if you know your options, the steps to take, and who’s responsible for what.
Information about work health and safety and electrical licensing, registration and training.
Learn about the Acts, Regulations and codes of practice we are responsible for and find information on workplace inspections and prosecutions.
Find health and safety information and guidance about your industry and the kind of work you do.
A listing of useful resources available on the website. Use the in-page search or filters to find what you need.
Read the September 2023 edition of Rehabilitation and Return to Work e-bulletin.
Sexual harassment in Australian workplaces is widespread with one in three people having experienced it in the past five years. We all play a role in preventing workplace sexual harassment. How your business responds to reports of harassment is important.
Good communication facilitates return to work; poor communication is a barrier to return to work. Workers’ compensations systems can be complex, and your worker’s understanding or experience of the process may affect their return to work outcome. Successful outcomes are more likely when communication is relevant, clear, trust-building, timely, accessible, and empowering.
Take a person-centred approach by working in collaboration with your injured worker and placing them front and centre of their recovery and return to work. Australian-owned civil construction company SEE Civil made changes to reach industry best practice, reducing injury rates by 66 per cent, claim costs by 94 per cent and achieving a workers’ compensation premium rate of half the industry rate.